Famous Deaths In December - 31
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
0192 Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on this day in history.
0335 On this day in history death of st. Silvester, Pope
0406 Godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle on December - 31.
0439 Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on December - 31.
1164 Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on this day in history.
1194 Death of Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157) on this day in history.
1297 On this day in history death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)
1302 Death of Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238) on December - 31.
1382 On December - 31 daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan
1384 On this day in history john Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies
1424 On this day in history death of thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader
1460 Death of Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443) on this day in history.
1510 On this day in history death of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)
1535 On December - 31 death of william Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465)
1568 On this day in history death of shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493)
1575 On this day in history death of pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)
1583 Thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies on this day in history.
1610 Death of Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540) on this day in history.
1616 Jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31 on December - 31.
1647 On December - 31 giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies
1650 On December - 31 death of dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)
1652 On this day in history frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
1673 Death of Oliver St John, English statesman and judge on this day in history.
1679 Death of Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608) on December - 31.
1691 On December - 31 death of dudley North, English economist (b. 1641)
1719 On December - 31 john Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73
1733 On December - 31 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44
1742 On this day in history death of karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661)
1775 On December - 31 richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 Death of Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on December - 31.
1802 On this day in history francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89
1809 Franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77
1848 On December - 31 oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69